Solution-Focused Practice: An Introduction
Duration 1 day
This course aims to give a thorough introduction to Solution-Focused practice, which is drawn from Solution Focused Brief Therapy. This programme is an overview and can therefore be attended by anyone working with service users OR by Managers wishing to use this as a management tool. The course is highly experiential and is based around delegates using the techniques throughout the day in order to become familiar with the style of conversation and questioning but also to enable reflection on how it feels to be a participant in a solution-focused conversation. Delegates will start using the techniques immediately as the day begins and will be asked to reflect on their experience of this after every activity. The day is therefore highly interactive and aims to develop confidence to apply the techniques in a variety of settings,
This course aims to provide delegates with the skills to: Enable a shift from focusing on someone's problems, to their strengths or solutions. Solution-Focused conversations - starting questions, establishing best hopes, evaluating progress Address and overcome challenges within solution-focused conversations Confidently apply new techniques in different settings
Methods of Delivery
This course will use a variety of training methods including: tutor presentation, small group work, reflection and discussion.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Solution Focused Practice: brief history and benefits
- Practice with Solution-Focused techniques, including interviewing, scaling and reframing
- Practical applications in different contexts
- The Care Act and strengths-based assessments
Frontline staff and professionals want to become acquainted with Solution-Focused Practice and its practical applications.
There are no training considerations for this course.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.
Assessment, Support Planning and Risk Management
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy